September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2019 is the 265th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1236The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
- 1776Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
- 1789Battle of Rymnik establishes Alexander Suvorov as a pre-eminent Russian military commander after his allied army defeat superior Ottoman Empire forces.
- 1792Primidi Vendémiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
- 1866Battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
- 1869Richard Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.
- 1888The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
- 1955In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
- 1980Iraq invades Iran.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1829Tu Duc, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883)
- 1907Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
- 1920William H. Riker, American political scientist (d. 1993)
- 1940Anna Karina, Danish born actress
- 1942Marlena Shaw, American singer
- 1946King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
- 1949Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
- 1966Ruth Jones, Welsh Actress
- 1979Michael Graziadei, American actor
- 1984Ross Jarman, drummer (The Cribs)
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